A Close Call* | The Dreamweaver

I was a detective in Amsterdam working on case and had just removed a car bomb from below a sedan parked along a canal, throwing it into the water seconds before it detonated.

Just then, I heard gunshots coming from a nearby building where a few members of my team had been looking for the suspect with some uniformed colleagues.

Things quickly escalated and by the time all of the suspects had been neutralized, I was informed that a young detective who had recently joined my team had been killed in the shootout.

Just then, someone shouted and a young man brandishing a long-bladed knife ran out of a gangway and jumped into a waiting car I observed having had Illinois license plates.

The car began speeding quickly towards me and just as I moved out of the way, I took aim and shot the driver through the windshield.

The car came to a sudden stop and just then someone threw a hand grenade out of the passenger-side window that rolled beneath the car I was standing next to.

Then I woke up.

*This dream was originally manifest on June 2, 2010.

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